Committee to hear from Government and civil society on citizenship loss provisions

Issue date: Wednesday, 31 July 2019

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The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security will hold a public hearing for its Review of the Australian Citizenship renunciation by conduct and cessation provisions.

The Chair, Mr Andrew Hastie MP, said ‘This hearing will allow the Committee to hear from government agencies and other interested civil society stakeholders as to the operation, effectiveness and implications of sections 33AA, 35, 35AA and 35A of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007. We will consider these issues closely and carefully.’

Further information on the inquiry can be obtained from the Committee’s website.

Public hearing details:

Date: Friday 2 August, 2019
Time: 9.00 am – 3.00 pm
Location: Committee Room 2R1, Parliament House, Canberra

A full program for the hearing can be found here.

Media inquiries:
Chair, Mr Andrew Hastie MP (Canning, WA)
(08) 9534 8044 (Electorate office)
(02) 6277 4223 (Parliament House)

For background information:
Committee Secretariat, Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security
(02) 6277 2360
pjcis@aph.gov.au

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